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Robert Brenton
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Birth: 1758
Death: Mar. 4, 1833

Robert Brenton was born in 1758, in Pennsylvania.

He joined the Continental Army in 1778 as a substitute for Henry Brenton. Henry had been drafted in Monongahela County, Pennsylvania.

Robert served in Captain Swearingen's Company under Colonel William Crawford and Colonel Brodhead. He went on General McIntosh's expedition to Ohio fighting the indians and served 4 months. He served 1 month under Captain Peter Sturgus in 1779. Then in 1781, he served another month under Captain John Dougherty. And lastly in 1782, he served one month under Captain Sam Kirkham.

He was listed in the Washington Township, Clark County, Indiana Census of 1820 and in the 1830 Census of Clark County, Indiana in the area Northeast of the State Road. In 1820, he has in his household: 3 free white males under ten years, 4 free white males between ten and sixteen, one free white male between sixteen and eighteen, one free white male between sixteen and under twenty-six, two free white males forty-five and upwards, one free white female under ten years, one free white female between ten and sixteen, one free white female between twenty-six and forty-five, and one free white female forty-five and upwards. In 1830 he has one male between five and ten, one male between ten and fifteen, two males between fifteen and twenty, one male between twenty and thirty, one male between seventy and eighty and one male between eighty and ninety, one female between five and ten, one female between ten and fifteen, one female between forty and fifty, and one female between eighty and ninety.

He died after March 4, 1833 and was buried in "Old Antioch Graveyard".

He was a Revolutionary War Veteran, and is listed with the Ann Rogers Clark Chapter Daughters of the Revolution.

(Thanks to Mabel Elaine McKillip for this information)

Robert Brenton: His death date is 4 March 1833 in Clark County, Indiana. His birth place was Hampshire County, Virginia. He married Elizabeth Steele in 1783 and they had 9 children: Henry, Lydia, Nancy, James, William, Ursula, John Fletcher, Mary and Robert Maurice.

(Thanks to Cathy Kessinger for this data. Robert Benton was her "4th great-granfather)
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  Robert Brenton (1809 - 1852)*
*Calculated relationship
Antioch Cemetery
Clark County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
Record added: May 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19339813
Robert Brenton
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4th Great Grandfather.
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